Solved Add New Hardware. Cannot run two devices at the same time

March 27, 2014 at 17:52:19
Specs: Windows XP
Cannot Open Device Manager. Only an hourglass is shown. Entire computer is extremely something is always running in background.

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March 27, 2014 at 19:32:46
Please list your system specs & explain your problem in more detail. What happens if you boot into Safe Mode?

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March 28, 2014 at 08:32:18
Run MalwareBytes on it and paste the log on here if it finds anything.
(green button top right of web page)

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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March 30, 2014 at 17:27:13
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After a lot of trial and error, I finally fixed it with Microsoft's Fixccs.exe program found at After installing, I got a Found New Hardware request that I had NOT ever seen. Thanks for all the help. Feel free to pass on this Fixccs.exe file to solve the next guy's problem. Thanks for all your help. Enjoy Modog

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March 30, 2014 at 18:13:12
That was a good find, glad to hear you fixed the problem and thanks for popping back to let us know.

For others this is a direct link (one posted seems to be wonky):

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